Suns Fire Former Bucks Coach Porter
PHOENIX (AP) -- He's a former Milwaukee Bucks coach -- and now Terry Porter is a former Phoenix Suns coach as well.
Porter told The Associated Press this morning he was informed of his dismissal in a meeting last night with Suns general manager Steve Kerr.
Porter says he's going to wait a few days to gather his thoughts before he says anything.
He'll be replaced by assistant coach Alvin Gentry.
Porter went 71-93 as Milwaukee's coach from 2003 to 2005. He led the Bucks into the playoffs in his first year.
Porter was four months into his first season of a three-year, $6 million contract in Phoenix.
His firing was first reported yesterday by The Arizona Republic.
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